Advising on commercial fraud cases
Some of recent instructions include:
Claim of deceit against a director
Acting on behalf of a consortium of investors claiming deceit against the director of a media publishing company who inflated accounts to procure additional investments.
Defending a claim for misrepresentation
Defending a misrepresentation breach of contract claim on behalf of certain sellers of a company on the basis that the claimant knew of the target company’s long term liabilities.
Bringing a deceit claim against a corporate shareholder who sought to transfer business assets through a web of offshore companies. The asset was traced and returned to the beneficial owner.
Preparing settlement documentation on behalf of claimants pursuing a conflicted director who transferred company assets to a company controlled by him at an undervalue. The director then adjusted the accounts to hide the transfers.
John is very commercial and knew the pressure points. We felt confident that John would get the case over the line.